# Measuring 8, 8 and 8 Puzzle - Solution

### The Puzzle:

You have a full bucket containing 24 liters of liquid.

You also have three empty buckets: one of 5 liters, one of 11 liters, and one of 13 liters.

How could you divide the 24 liters of liquid into three equal parts, so that you have three buckets containing 8 liters each?

You also have three empty buckets: one of 5 liters, one of 11 liters, and one of 13 liters.

How could you divide the 24 liters of liquid into three equal parts, so that you have three buckets containing 8 liters each?

### Our Solution:

Move | 24 liter bucket | 13 liter bucket | 11 liter bucket | 5 liter bucket |
---|---|---|---|---|

Start | 24 | 0 | 0 | 0 |

24 => 13 liter bucket | 11 | 13 | 0 | 0 |

13 => 5 liter bucket | 11 | 8 | 0 | 5 |

13 => 11 liter bucket | 11 | 0 | 8 | 5 |

5 => 13 liter bucket | 11 | 5 | 8 | 0 |

24 => 13 liter bucket | 3 | 13 | 8 | 0 |

13 => 5 liter bucket | 3 | 8 | 8 | 5 |

5 => 24 liter bucket | 8 | 8 | 8 | 0 |

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